Featured Trains of Thought

Trains of Thought
Friday 28 September - Friday 12 October 2018 10:00am - 8:00pm
St Margaret's House

An informative and interactive exhibition and series of Innovation Stations centered around People Know How to celebrate their 5 year anniversary.

Come and learn about their methods, research and projects, and see how you can take part. See below for more details of individual events.

Innovation Stations bring together stakeholders connected to our projects. We will share our learning and involve them in the next steps.

Registration is closed

18:00 – 20:00
28 September
Opening Night
Join us for our Opening Night and celebrate 5 years of People Know How. Learn all about our research, methods and projects, and come and be the first to take part in our interactive exhibition.

10:00 – 13:00
2 October
Innovation Station – Research Briefings
Come and learn all about our Research Briefings project, gathering information on social issues to build a database of briefings to influence current and future projects. Learn about our process, topics and impact of this work, and discuss how we can move forward

10:00 – 13:00
4 October
Innovation Station – Re:Connect
We are sharing our approach to digital inclusion through our Re:Connect project – a series of Digital Drop-ins that run throughout the week. Come and hear about the project so far, and get involved in taking it even further.
In association with the SCVO Digital Charter Team, Streetwork and the Edinburgh Tenants Federation.

10:00 – 13:00
9 October
Innovation Station – Positive Transitions
We are exploring our approach to CAPSU (Children Affected by Parental Substance Use) through one of our Positive Transitions projects – Befriending. Hear what we’ve learned so far, and discuss how we can move forward.
In association with Spartans Football, The Broomhouse Centre and North East Locality – Children & Families Social Work.

10:00 – 13:00
11 October
Innovation Station – Our approach to volunteers, interns, students on placement
People Know How knows how to recruit volunteers! We want to share how we do it, including unpacking our People Pledge and discussing our future as a volunteer-centred charity.
In association with Volunteer Edinburgh, the Voluntary Action Fund and Project Scotland.

18:00 – 20:00
12 October
Closing Night
To close the exhibition we will be unveiling an exciting new project – join us for the big reveal!

Location details

St. Margaret’s House – Galleries 1, 2 and 3
St Margaret's House, 151 London Road
Edinburgh EH7 6AE

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